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  • Painkiller abuse conference set in Morgantown

    The director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will speak at a conference on painkiller abuse in Morgantown. Michael Botticelli's keynote address at 8:30 a.m. Friday is open to the public. The conference, hosted by U.S. Attorney...
  • WVU-Parkersburg suspends culinary arts program, plans review

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg's culinary arts program will be put on hold while the school reviews its viability. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1Tdhuo8 ) reports that the school's Board of Governors approved suspending the...
  • 11 W.Va. counties plan return to traditional math courses

    Some West Virginia county school systems plan to opt out of a new integrated high school math course structure and return to traditional algebra and geometry classes. The traditional structure, which predates national Common Core standards, focused on...
  • Trust donates $5.2 million to WVU law, medical schools

    West Virginia University's law and medical schools will split a donation of more than $5 million. The university announced the $5.2 million gift from the Barbara B. Highland Charitable Trust on Thursday. The funding will be used to create the Cecil B....
  • WVU to offer public health degree

    West Virginia University will offer a new undergraduate program in public health next spring. The university says public health major is one of the nation's fastest growing in undergraduate education. It covers the five core public health disciplines...
  • Reedsville Farm to be transformed into extension center

    West Virginia University's Reedsville Experiment Farm in Preston County will be transformed into a modern teaching, research and extension center. The university has received a $6.7 million gift from the Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust to transform...
  • Glenelg High's celebrated band director retires after 41 years

    Overture It was 1974, and a band called Quest was playing a gig at a Ramada Inn in Hagerstown. Barry Enzman and his fellow 20-something band members were taking a break when opportunity knocked. Gene Miller, then supervisor of music for Howard...
  • Around Broadneck: Church members preserve and promote African-American past

    Around Broadneck: Church members preserve and promote African-American past
    Asbury United Methodist Church has been a presence on the Broadneck peninsula long before its members built the first church in 1851. Over the decades, the growing congregation has been housed in three different buildings. The current church sits on a 6.5...
  • Online petition started on behalf of Spalding athletic trainer

    T.J. Morgan, the head athletic trainer at Archbishop Spalding High School the last 15 years, is no longer employed by the school, The Capital has learned. According to an online petition that has been started in an effort to get Morgan reinstated,...
  • Dieruff High School wins big at Freddy Awards for 'In the Heights'

    Dieruff High School wins big at Freddy Awards for 'In the Heights'
    Dieruff High School, which resurrected its theater program just six years ago, was the big winner Thursday at the Freddy Awards when its production of "In the Heights" won a total of six awards, including best production. "Everything is possible with a...
  • Debate brewing at UMD over game day alcohol sales

    Debate brewing at UMD over game day alcohol sales
    University of Maryland student Patrick Ronk knows it sounds counterintuitive — even a little "scary"— to permit beer and wine sales at Terps athletic events to curb the binge drinking climate associated with college game days. But the...